Benefitfocus: Q4 Earnings Insights

Benefitfocus BNFT reported its Q4 earnings results on Tuesday, March 1, 2022 at 04:05 PM.

Here's what investors need to know about the announcement.

Earnings

Benefitfocus beat estimated earnings by 242.86%, reporting an EPS of $0.24 versus an estimate of $0.07.

Revenue was up $1.13 million from the same period last year.

Past Earnings Performance

Last quarter the company beat on EPS by $0.04 which was followed by a 0.36% drop in the share price the next day.

Here's a look at Benefitfocus's past performance:

 

Quarter Q3 2021 Q2 2021 Q1 2021 Q4 2020
EPS Estimate -0.23 -0.14 -0.11 0.05
EPS Actual -0.19 -0.18 0.01 0.18
Revenue Estimate 59.04M 59.16M 60.25M 74.83M
Revenue Actual 62.03M 60.90M 65.06M 76.23M

New investors should note that it is sometimes not an earnings beat or miss that most affects the price of a stock, but the guidance (or forecast).

Guidance

Benefitfocus management provided guidance for their next quarter, expecting earnings between $-0.15 and $-0.09 per share for the next quarter.

This represents a -150.0% in quarter-over-quarter growth for Benefitfocus, a bearish signal to many investors.

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